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Saint Lucian admitted to Guyana Bar

Saint Lucian,Professor Eddie Ventose of UWI was admitted to the Guyana bar by Chief Justice Yonette Cummings on Friday, according to a report in Kaieteur News. Ventose is professor of law at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill...

More than 14 in Micoud sick from food poisoning

More than fourteen persons were treated for suspected food poisoning last night, after  consuming chicken roti from a vendor, it has been reported. The incident occurred at Micoud near a ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) event, according to reports...

Doctor Ubaldus Raymond ashamed of country

Doctor Ubaldus Raymond, former government official in the Doctor Kenny Anthony administration,  has told supporters of the opposition that today he is ashamed of Saint Lucia. Raymond recalled living in the United States for almost twenty years. He said he taught...

Divided loyalties?

As election fever grips Saint Lucia, Phimber Paul could easily be accused of having divided loyalties. His vehicle, parked at Nicklette Hill, La Clery, flies the colours of both the ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) and the opposition United...

Know Your Laws: No Liquor Sales on Polling Day

“Know Your Laws” is a production of the Press Office of the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force.     ELECTION OFFENCES INTOXICATING LIQUOR NOT TO BE SOLD SUPPLIED OR GIVEN ON POLLING DAY (ELECTIONS ACT 2008) (1) No intoxicating liquor...

Pierre says: Don’t gamble on Chastanet!

Philip J. Pierre, Saint Lucia’s Deputy Prime Minister, has warned voters not to gamble on Allen Chastanet’s promise to ultimately remove Value Added Tax (VAT). “You can’t gamble with a man who is saying that he can stop the country...

King says he will not cross the floor!

Former Saint Lucia Prime Minister, Stephenson King, has declared that he is not about to cross the floor after the next elections. “For those of you out there who are allowing yourself to be misled by the propaganda, when I...

Caribbean urged to help Venezuela

Antigua Observer:-Two Caribbean professionals are of the view that the Caribbean “has a duty” to extend some goodwill to Venezuela in its time of need. The suggestion from Management and Development Consultant Melanius Alphonse and Political Analyst Denys Springer came...

UWP Chairman dismisses provocation claims

Opposition United Workers Party (UWP) Chairman, Guy Mayers, has dismissed assertions that the party is provoking the ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP). Mayers was responding to a statement from the SLP, expressing concern that the UWP was hosting a...

Technical issues halt voter registration

The Electoral Department today postponed registration of voters for the next general elections to tomorrow, citing technical issues linked to the inclement weather. “Because of the weather and they are actually doing some renovation work, we wanted to safeguard our...

SLP accuses opposition of provocation

 The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) says it is concerned about the decision of the United Workers Party (UWP) to host a rally in Anse Ger/Desruisseaux, alongside the SLP’s launching of Herbert Roserie in Micoud. The SLP notes that...

Election date: Students’ Council concerned

Castries, Saint Lucia, Saturday 21st May, 2016. The National Students’ Council is questioning the level of consideration shown to the students of Saint Lucia by the Government, following the announcement of the June 6th election date. As outlined in the...

UWP denies austerity plans

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Saturday, May 21, 2016 – The United Workers Party wishes to alert the public, particularly our civil servants to be aware of a propaganda correspondence from an operative of the Labour Party, aiming to create panic...

SLP denies fostering family divisions

The ruling Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) has denied encouraging divisions within families. The denial comes against the backdrop of the Francis brothers, Peterson and Hermangild, leaving the party to join the opposition. In addition, the SLP’s Communications Director, Jadia Jn...

Minister welcomes help to collect guns

Minister of National Security, Victor La Corbiniere, has welcomed help to collect illegal guns. “I believe that anyone who believes that they can make a contribution to bringing in firearms - that is welcome, but it has to be done...

Mary Francis urges fixed election dates

Fixed election dates have received the backing of Human Rights Activist, Mary Francis, who has told the Times that the Prime Minister’s announcement of a June 6, 2016 poll took her by surprise. “It is shocking to hear June 6,...

Electoral Department says it is ready!

The Electoral Department, asserting that the announcement of the June 6, 2016 general elections did not catch it by surprise, has said that it is ready for the event. Special Assistant to the Chief Elections Officer, Cuthbert St. Juste, told...

Guy Joseph says Kenny Anthony losing it!

Asserting that Prime Minister Doctor Kenny Anthony has been engaging in erratic behavior lately, Castries South East MP, Guy Joseph, has expressed the belief that the PM is “losing it.” “It is clear that Doctor Anthony is losing it as...

UWP announces full slate of 17 candidates

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia –Friday, May 20, 2016 – The United Workers Party, at a press conference convened at the Party’s Headquarters today ratified its 17 candidates for the upcoming general election on June 6th, 2016. Majority of the 17 candidates...

Man of unknown identity in Police custody

A man of unknown identity is currently in the custody of Choiseul Police, who are requesting public assistance in identifying him According to information obtained by the Times, the man was taken into custody at about noon today. It followed a...

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